Posts tagged "premarital sex"

Indonesian State Will Force Late-Night Daters To Marry

What if you had to marry the first person you were out past 9 p.m. with?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 3, 2015 - 9:33 am

“The Bachelorette” Romance Reject Nick Viall Blogs About Sex In The Fantasy Suite With Andi Dorfman

While “Bachelorette” Andi Dorfman is busy posting pictures of her fiancé Josh Murray on her Instagram, her number two choice Nick Viall is preoccupied with something else. Getting dumped by…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Study: Wedding Traditions Are Changing Sloooowly

Weddings may be full of age-old “rules,” but according to a new poll, views on strong-held nuptial traditions are slowly changing. A new Harris Poll surveyed 2,300 Americans this April

Claire Hannum | June 6, 2014 - 11:30 am

The Soapbox: In Praise Of Premarital Sex

There’s a lot that I don’t remember from high school. Algebra. Most of the Italian language. But something my high school health teacher said about premarital sex is still embedded…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Indonesia Says No To “Virginity Tests” On Senior High School Girls

Indonesian officials have said “thanks, but no thanks” to a proposal to require female high school seniors undergo what is referred to as “virginity testing,” but really means forcing…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Conservative Wackadoo Advises Society “Shame” And “Punish” People For Pre-Marital Sex

If you’re wondering where society went wrong, the uber-conservative, anti-gay Family Research Council has an idea: it was when the Supreme Court overturned a law that banned the sale of…

Sarah Gray | March 15, 2013 - 9:40 am

Bristol Palin’s “Trial Marriage” & Other Sinful Activities Renamed By The Palins

What the rest of us call “cohabitation,” or in some circles “living in sin,” the Palin family calls a “trial marriage.”

That’s exactly what abstinence-promoter Bristol Palin and…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “Will Having Sex With My Boyfriend Ruin My Marriage?”

It’s time again for “Shortcuts.” For every question, I’ll give my advice in three sentences or less, because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the…

Wendy Atterberry | December 10, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Should Pre-Marital Sex Be Encouraged?

Jessica Valenti posed an interesting question over at Feministing this week — should we be encouraging women (and men) to have pre-marital sex? She argues that yes, we should, writing:”Because,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2009 - 2:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Warm Hands, Jessica Biel’s Voice, & Dita Von Teese’s Halloween Costume

If you would like to have a good outlook on the world, get a hot drink and hold it in your hands. According to new research, people who held a…

Catherine Strawn | October 24, 2008 - 12:30 pm